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Denver Broncos: LB Joe Mays to Have Left Leg Surgery Tuesday
November 5th, 2012 at 12:21 AM
***PHOTO1*** Former starting MLB Joe Mays is officially out for the season. The Denver Broncos have announced Mays will be placed on injured reserve and that he will have left leg surgery to repair his broken left fibula. The break is near his ankle. Mays will be back in time for offseason...

Denver Broncos: Keith Brooking to Replace Joe Mays as Starting Middle Linebacker
October 14th, 2012 at 6:34 PM
***PHOTO1***  Denver, we have a change at middle linebacker. The Broncos plan on starting 15 year veteran Keith Brooking over Joe Mays on Monday night vs. the Chargers. Joe Mays had been Denver's starting middle linebacker the entire season. He only missed one game as the starting middle linebacker due to being...

Denver Broncos: D.J. Williams Suspended a Total of Nine Games
October 6th, 2012 at 7:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** D.J. Williams has to yet to play for the Broncos this season due to a six-game suspension handed out by the NFL for Williams violating the substance abuse policy. Well, that suspension just got a little longer. It was announced on Friday that D.J. Williams suspension has been prolonged three more...

Denver Broncos: Joe Mays’ One-Game Suspension Upheld
September 27th, 2012 at 3:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** Joe Mays won't play this week vs. the Raiders after all. After it was leaked that Mays was suspended for one game following his helmet-to-helmet collision with Matt Schaub that resulted in the quarterback losing not only his helmet - but a piece of his ear also - the NFL upheld...

Denver Broncos: LB Joe Mays Suspended One Game for Hit on Matt Schaub
September 25th, 2012 at 1:51 PM
***PHOTO1***   Well, this wasn't unexpected. LB Joe Mays has been suspended for one game for his helmet-to-helmet collision on QB Matt Schaub of the Texans. He will also be fined $50,000 for the hit which resulted in Matt Schaub losing not only his helmet, but a piece of his ear. Mays will also...

Denver Broncos: Jim Leonhard and Keith Brooking Still not Expected to Play in Next Preseason Game
August 21st, 2012 at 1:30 PM
***PHOTO1***   Remember when the Broncos signed safety Jim Leonhard early on in training camp, and linebacker Keith Brooking a short while later? Both players are veterans with wealths of experience starting on top-tier defenses, who unfortunately, are at the tail end of their careers or coming off of serious injuries which...

Denver Broncos Sign LB Keith Brooking
August 7th, 2012 at 2:34 AM
***PHOTO1*** The only player remaining from John Elway's last NFL game on January 31st, 1999 has signed with the Denver Broncos. LB Keith Brooking, who was a reserve rookie linebacker on the Atlanta Falcons in 1998, and played in Super Bowl XXXIII, signed with the Broncos on Monday. Brooking will challenge for playing...

ESPN Writer Chooses Von Miller as His Preseason Pick for 2012 Defensive Player of the Year
July 18th, 2012 at 4:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** Every NFL fan out there knows that Von Miller was a force to be reckoned with in his rookie year. Not only did he prove himself worthy of winning Defensive Rookie of the Year honors, but he may have been the best and most consistent defensive player for the Broncos...

Broncos D.J. Williams Has Different Spin on Failed Test
March 9th, 2012 at 6:33 PM
Turns out Denver Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams has just a liiittle (thumb and index finger close together) bit of an issue with the NFL's claim he violated its substance abuse policy. After it was reported Williams was suspended six games to start the 2012 season for failing a drug test...

Denver Broncos LB D.J. Williams, 2 Others Suspended for Start of 2012 Season
March 9th, 2012 at 4:55 PM
While free agent quarterback Peyton Manning visits Denver today to possibly play with the team next season, three current Broncos won't have the choice. That's because linebacker D.J. Williams, defensive tackle Ryan McBean and tight end Virgil Green have been suspended by the NFL for violating the league's substance abuse...

Denver Broncos’ Von Miller Named Defensive Rookie of the Year
February 4th, 2012 at 5:37 PM
Leading up to the 2011 NFL Draft, according to the experts the smart money was on the Denver Broncos selecting Alabama defensive tackle Marcel Dareus with the second overall pick. Instead the Broncos went with Von Miller and were rewarded with a monster year from the Texas A&M linebacker. Today,...

Denver Broncos’ Ryan Clady Willis McGahee Named to 2012 Pro Bowl
January 17th, 2012 at 6:53 PM
Denver Broncos offensive tackle Ryan Clady and running back Willis McGahee were added to the 2012 Pro Bowl roster, Tuesday. Clady will replace Miami tackle Jake Long while McGahee takes the place of Houston running back Arian Foster, as both players will sit out the game due to injuries. Clady, who...

Denver Broncos Sack Stud Von Miller May Miss Vikings Game
November 30th, 2011 at 5:23 PM
There's little doubt Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller has had a big hand in the team winning five out of its last six games, including the last four. But Miller's availability for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings is in doubt because of an injured thumb. So injured that the leading...

Fixing Broncos 3rd Down Struggles on Defense Should Be First Priority
October 13th, 2011 at 2:56 PM
In our neighborhood, his name was Mr. Woodichuk. But he lived in every neighborhood. The crotchety old man whose yard was a tractor beam to stray footballs and whose life revolved around four words..."Get off my lawn!" For all the attention paid to the Denver Broncos quarterback change, to see...